The Bus is a three part radio series that looks at the free bus service that transports patients from Kilkenny to Waterford for radiotherapy treatment.
Made by Gillian Grattan for KCLR and funded through the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s Sound & Vision Scheme
The Bus – Episode 1
In Episode 1 of The Bus, we meet Dr. Gordon Watson who talks about the origins of the SERT bus as well as some of the people who used the service. We hear from Michelle Kearns, down in the Whitfield Clinic and talks about her day to day work. KCLR96FM …
The Bus – Episode 2
In Episode 2 of The Bus we meet the people who use the service. They talk about their first time on the bus and the fear of what was ahead- being part of this group was such a support and those who met on the bus are still friends today. Anthony Martin …
The Bus – Episode 3
In Episode 3 of The Bus we hear about the effect Covid has had on the service and how people have suffered because of the loss of this service. Aideen Blanchfield tells us how to become a volunteer with SERT and about fundraising. People look back fond …